Weariness


This a poem is from about this time last year(May). Today is only the second day of another enforced “Lockdown” , but I feel like I have been flattened by a slow moving Council steamroller … I cannot write a poem today, so this old piece will have to do !!


Weariness



I am not one, to feel depressed

This is more an aura, of been oppressed

Bones are aching

Muscles are throbbing

And I feel like I have run a marathon

But I have hardly ventured out into the fray

Here I am in isolation

Wondering about the sun’s X-rays

I am not one, to feel depressed

This is more an aura, of been oppressed

I have a thumping headache

My misty eyes are tired

And I feel like I have rewritten the Bible

But I have only been writing a poem a day

Here I am in isolation

Wondering about my future’s stairway




Ivor Steven (c) May 2020

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

64 thoughts on “Weariness”

  1. I love your poem and I enjoyed the unusual version of the song.
    I’m a little like you at the moment, I’m relying on re-blogs.
    By not doing anything of interest right now means I’m running out of ideas. 🙂

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    1. There are time we need a recharge, and my old battery is definitely on low, so it’s time for some R & R…. but I’ve another Anthology to promote, starting tomorrow…😀😎

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      1. My project this week is to clear old images from iCloud, I’m running out of storage despite my allowance of 50 gigabytes, but it’s a a boring tedious task.

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  2. You have been doing A LOT, Ivor! So it’s okay to slow down and take some R&R time and do just what you want, or nothing at all. 🙂 Listening to music, talking to your plants, eating some cake, a leisurely walk in the sun, etc… 😉

    Your re-posts are wonderful…so many of your poems are deserving of many reads!!! 🙂

    (((HUGS))) 🙂
    PS…I am SO enjoying reading your poems!!! 🙂

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  3. Sorry to hear about your lock down. I am sure that would be depressing. A great poem of sad weariness. “Some days are diamonds and some days are stones…” Your diamond days will be back. Were you able to get your covid shots?

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  4. I can relate to being so tired and zapped off energy in my body and being, without actually stepping out or exerting physically in any way. Just living at times takes up so much energy. Beautifully expressed in a poem as always.

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      1. We have been under a lockdown for the past month. It can get oppressive. Staring at the four walls of your house can feel tiresome.. That’s when I rely on the blogosphere to rescue me.

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  5. And I feel like I have rewritten the Bible

    But I have only been writing a poem a day

    Lol… The above lines are funny. 😂😂
    I am in the same boat as you, let’s hope that this too shall pass. Glad to have found you ❤️

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